Morocco, France Sign Partnership Agreement to Promote Gaming & CCIs

25 May 2024
Morocco, France Sign Partnership Agreement to Promote Gaming & CCIs

Morocco and France signed, on Friday in Rabat, a partnership agreement to promote the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI), particularly gaming.

The agreement, signed on the sidelines of Morocco Gaming Expo, the first edition of which kicked off this Friday in the capital, was inked by Secretary General of the Communication Department under the Ministry of Youth, Culture and Communication, Abdelaziz El Bouzdaini, and French Ambassador to Morocco, Christophe Lecourtier, in the presence of Minister of Youth, Culture and Communication, Mohamed Mehdi Bensaid.

In a statement to the press, Bensaid stressed the importance of this partnership in strengthening bilateral cooperation in the video game sector, highlighting the need for training to establish a genuine gaming industry in Morocco.

“This important partnership with the French embassy will also enable us to develop the gaming industry that we want to establish in the Kingdom today,” he said.

The Minister added that this initiative aims to create incubators capable of helping these startups grow further in order to integrate the global market and attract international investors, underlining the importance of these partnerships for Moroccan startups.

For his part, Lecourtier praised Morocco’s commitment to the gaming sector, saying that the agreement represented a timely opportunity for the two countries to pool their skills and resources in order to promote innovation and creativity.

The French ambassador also expressed the enthusiasm of the French companies already present at Morocco Gaming Expo, and their readiness to meet Moroccan partners and bring numerous projects to fruition.

He added that France supports this initiative, stressing the importance of training and entrepreneurship in creating added value.

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